System Security Enineer

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Portland, OR
$120,000 - $160,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Apr 11, 2018
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We are looking for an experienced systems security engineer to join our team.  The right individual for this role will have a deep background in cyber security and system engineering with the ability to understand market needs and to make high-level trade - offs between security and delivering highly competitive products suitable for operation in a medical environment. As a security expert you will work with diverse teams of Hardware, Software, Systems and Quality engineers and will need excellent communication skills to help develop secure architectures, requirements, security training and security oriented processes. You will
  • This is a subject matter expert for cyber security from a systems engineering perspective and to provide technical leadership across products and product lines related to cyber security and systems engineering.
  • Work with interdisciplinary sub-system teams to take system concepts and to synthesize the cyber security architecture and to refine that architecture into concrete requirements at the appropriate level.
  • Lead interdisciplinary teams in performing risk - based threat assessments to assess and refine the architecture applying industry best practices.
  • Lead studies to determine critical design trade-offs and to optimize system operation with respect to security, usability and complexity,
  • Document and define security and cryptographic protocols to provide guidance for development teams in implementation.
  • Maintain awareness of security trends, threats and vulnerabilities.
  • Maintain an awareness of Cyber Security requirements and standards relevant to the development of medical devices.
  • Provide training on security related standards, technologies and processes.
  • Collaborate with colleagues performing Cyber security across the company to improve processes and develop a shared approach to cyber security.
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or Systems Engineering.  Formal education in security engineering or certification is highly desirable.  
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing complex software intensive systems as either a systems engineer or software engineer focusing on software systems.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience developing complex systems with a strong emphasis of security.
  • Experience in one or more related areas:  Securing Mobile Devices, Securing of Cloud - Based Systems, Securing Communication Protocols, and Securing Embedded Systems.
  • Knowledge of security standards and processes applicable to the medical device or other safety critical industry
  • The ideal candidate would have experience performing security in the medical device industry.
  • Excellent in communicating business risk from cybersecurity issues
  • Analytical and problem-solving mindset, leveraging strategic and tactical thinking.
  • Demonstrates effective decision-making skills.
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Trusted
  • Dependable

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